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  1. Things We Saw Today: Jared Leto’s Joker Meets The Internet

    What if he got memes tattooed all over his body instead?

    Jared Leto's Suicide Squad Joker picture has been floating around for about a day now, and the denizens of the Internet wasted no time in taking their jabs at the actor's take on the villain.

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  2. Things We Saw Today: Get Your Penny Dreadful Fix With This YouTube Playlist!

    Get ready for the Penny Dreadful premiere May 3rd!

    Do you miss Penny Dreadful? Can't wait for the Season 3 premiere next week? Well, get your fix with this awesome playlist provided by the Penny Dreadful YouTube channel. It even includes the first episode of Season 2 in full so you can introduce the series to a friend!

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  3. The Mary Sue’s Favorite Comments of the Week: HOLY SHIT THAT’S A LOT OF COMMENTS

    What day is it? Who am I?

    *boop* *bop* *beep* *meep* *boop*

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  4. The Mary Sue Exclusive: The Trailer For Naomi Novik’s New Book, Uprooted

    Naomi Novik's latest book is set for release on May 19th and Random House has given The Mary Sue the exclusive debut of the trailer!

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  5. Things We Saw Today: Benedict Cumberbatch Selling Cars to China

    Because he could do this all day.

    In this clearly Sherlock-inspired car commercial, Benedict Cumberbatch follows the clues to the orange car-owning woman of his dreams. (via The Daily Dot)

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  6. Watch “Stop the Trolls” With Anita Sarkeesian Live From the Women in the World NY Summit at 4:30PM Eastern

    Watch "Stop the Trolls" from the Women in the World Summit live from New York City right here at 4:30PM EDT.

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  7. Downton Abbey’s Rob-James Collier Gives Us the Downton/Star Wars Mash-Up We Didn’t Realize We Wanted

    "Why must you always walk in the light, Bates?"

    I always knew that Thomas Barrow on Downton Abbey used the Dark Side of the Force. Thankfully, the actor who plays him, Rob-James Collier, is much less dark. Using only his iPhone during his down time on the set of Downton (they apparently have a lot of it on this set), he's created a Downton/Star Wars mash-up film for charity.

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  8. The Mary Sue Exclusive Premiere: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Book Trailer!

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    Guys, our very own Sam Maggs has written an incredible book (heck, it's already Margaret Atwood-approved!) and we're so excited to be debuting the trailer on the site today.

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  9. Anna Sui Reveals Her New Manga Inspired Bag and Wallet Creations

    A sight for the eyes. Huge, sparkling manga eyes, specifically.

    For any of you who are traveling to Japan this May, don't forget to stop by one of fashion designer Anna Sui's pop-up stores. There are some really unique purses, wallets, and pouches that you'll want to see.

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  10. Mary Doyle Keefe, Original Model for “Rosie the Riveter”, Has Passed Away at 92

    The Mary Sue salutes you.

    Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's original Rosie the Riveter painting that's been inspiring women since 1943, has passed away at the age of 92.

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  11. Anne Wheaton Tricked Gamergate Into Indirectly Donating to Feminist Frequency

    You troll, girl!

    Anne Wheaton, Vandal Eyes genius and wife of Wil Wheaton, did an experiment on Twitter yesterday which led harassing Gamergaters into causing donations to be made to one of the organizations they despise the most - Feminist Frequency.

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  12. Pedro Pascal Is In Sia’s New Music Video Because The Universe Loves You

    God is real.

    Oh, Pedro. Pedro, Pedro, Pedro. Game of Thrones did you dirty. We miss you. Be in more things like this please.

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  13. Things We Saw Today: Complete your Mass Effect Cosplay With This SWEET Scorpion Replica

    Being a geek is expensive, yo.

    Do you need the perfect touch to complete your Mass Effect cosplay? Do you have $400? If the answer to both those questions is "Yes!" check out this awesome Scorpion pistol replica! Reserve now, and it'll ship in early 2016.

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  14. Drone Dad: Over-Protectiveness At Its Best Worst

    "I was like...uh, wow." - Katie. RIGHT?!

    So, check this Tennessee dad out. His eight-year-old daughter asks to walk to school on her own, and rather than a) trusting her to know what to do and letting her go, or b) telling her 'no,' because he doesn't think she's ready yet, he came up with this weird third option - having a drone follow her so she can keep an eye on what she's doing.

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  15. 102-Year-Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer Sees Herself Perform on Film for the First Time

    Onion ninjas strike again

    Alice Barker was a chorus dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the '30s and '40s, and although she acted in numerous commercials and performed alongside talent like Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, the now-102-year-old had never seen recordings of her dancing before some researchers from Jazz On Film stopped by her nursing home--and holy cow, could she ever move.

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  16. Anita Sarkeesian Got to Meet All The Rad People at Last Night’s TIME 100 Gala

    What a TIME to be alive!

    TIME's annual "100 Most Influential People" list was released last week, and last night many of the world's tastemakers converged on New York's Lincoln Center for a night of performances, speeches, and rubbing shoulders with other influential bad-asses.

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  17. Hilarious #MakeItFair Video Highlights Gender Disparity In Film

    "We won't relent 'til it's 100%..."

    You know, in all my years writing from a feminist perspective, I had no idea how bad men actually have it. For example, did you know that they only get to direct 93% of all Hollywood films? What about the other seven percent? WHAT ABOUT THEM?! Thankfully, this video brings together top female talent to bring awareness to their plight.

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  18. Things We Saw Today: Captain Marvel and Ms Marvel In the Ultimate Team-Up

    SQUEE!

    Can something be adorable and badass at the same time? The answer is yes. Check out the amazing cover for Ms. Marvel #17, drawn by Kris Anka, in which we're teased about the team-up we've been waiting for!

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  19. Player Piano‘s Sonya Belousova and Tom Grey Celebrate Doctor Who In Their Latest Video Masterpiece

    You may have known about composer/pianist Sonya Belousova and director Tom Grey back when they were known as Cosplay Piano. One hugely successful IndieGoGo campaign later, the duo is now known as Player Piano, and for their latest musical endeavor, they have taken on the Doctor Who theme, with an original arrangement in celebration of the show.

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  20. Her Universe Saves The Day, Teams Up With Marvel And Hot Topic To Deliver Amazing Avengers-Inspired Clothes

    Let me give you all my money!

    If you were worried that you'd have no way to express your Avengers: Age of Ultron fandom after you see it in theaters next month, fret not! Her Universe (in conjunction with Hot Topic and Marvel) has you covered with an amazing line of clothes inspired by the Avengers that is available for pre-sale today!

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